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Party by the Pool: Planning an Event at Goldfish Swim School

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Goldfish Swim School. The opinions and recommendations are those of the author and are genuine.Birthday parties. As a mom of four children, two of whom share a birthday, those words alone strike a massive sense of dread deep into my soul. Hats off to the Pinterest […]

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4th of July: Parades, Fireworks and Family Fun {2017}

Happy Birthday, America! This July 4th will be The United States of America’s 241 birthday! We will celebrate by honoring those who have and continue to fight for the freedom of this incredible place we are lucky to call “Home.” Some will have family picnics, host friends for a barbeque, or simply stay home and […]

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February Dayton Dozen: Fun, Family Events!

Ah February. Whether you love getting weather reports from a rodent or just binge eating chocolate hearts, this fabulous month is headed our way. There are many (oh, so many) equally fabulous options for fun all around us!  Cinemark at The Greene– Beavercreek, OH ***DMB Tip- Get there with plenty of time for good seats. […]

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Crafting Corner: Bird Seed Wreath

Think spring, think spring, think spring!!! Think spring & it’ll come sooner, right?! Well, that’s what we’re hoping for anyways. Since we’re in the dead of winter, what is more refreshing than a craft that promises a peek of spring? With limited activities due to this recent tundra-like atmosphere, my kiddos & I were succumbing […]

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Holidays + Family Drama

The holidays can be a magical time for everyone. The holidays are a time to create memories. For many parents, it is a glimpse into the magical innocence of imagination. For many of us, it’s a time to catch up with family who we haven’t seen for awhile. However, spending time with family can add […]

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Guide to Indoor Play in Dayton & Surrounding Areas

The coveted days of tank tops and shorts have ended, and we are delving into the unpredictable fall weather soon followed by our Ohio winters…which have hit us hard the past couple of years! We went on the everlasting quest for the ‘perfect location’ where the kids can release some built up energy without braving the […]

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The Day I Stopped Buying Cards.

No. I’m not trying to start a coup against Hallmark, or the convenient dollar store card collection, I have been on a dual mission lately – to find ways to preserve memories while simultaneously minimizing . You heard me, I’m attempting a double standard here. Mothers Day 2014 was the beginning of a new era in our […]

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The Power of 15 Minutes

Yup. 15 minutes. That’s all I need. Well, actually I could use 15 hours, but I live with a 3 yr old and a 20 month old. Enough said. I have learned in the last months, as I have bounced between two different personality-blessed children, both with different needs based on ages and preferences, that […]

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DMB Weekend Roundup :: July 24-26

So the weather outside has been amazing this week! Finally, we have some “real” summer weather!  Great news is that the weather looks to be awesome through Sunday…before the rain visits us AGAIN! Let’s get on to our recommendations…Have an awesome weekend friends! HIT THE POOL | Dayton This is our #1 pick, because…to be frank…we haven’t had […]

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DMB’s hot list for Kids Eat (mostly) Free in Dayton

“Families that eat together, stay together.” We’ve all read the importance of having dinner as a family.  Sometimes eating together is nothing short of a miracle – it takes time, prep, and let’s not mention the clean up! The alternative to getting everyone around the table, is taking the family out to eat. Sounds like ‘fun’ until you think about […]

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